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Bitot's spots

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noun Bi·tot's spots \bē-ˈtōz-\

Medical Definition of Bitot's spots

  1. :  shiny pearly spots of triangular shape occurring on the conjunctiva in severe vitamin A deficiency especially in children



Biographical Note for bitot's spots

Bitot \bē-tō\play , Pierre A. (1822–1888), French physician. Bitot's description of the spots now known as Bitot's spots was first published in 1863.


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